Season of Love

Blend Fabrics has finally announced my next fabric collection. Welcome to the Season of Love! My inspiration for this collection is varied. In its simplest form, I was intrigued by Indian art, Eastern philosophy and Ganesha, the Hindu Deity.          But when I sat down to write about this collection, I realized I had another influence: Western art and cultural trends of the late 1960s (which slightly pre-date me)….

Suzani Soul & Embroidery

As new spring products begin to roll in, so to has my newest fabric collection, Suzani Soul: Traditional suzani is a type of central asian textile embroidery. My fabric collection is inspired by those embroidered pieces, however my work is painted rather than the sewn craft. Below are a few examples of embroidered suzani pillows I found on the internet, including one by Madeline Weinrib. If you know her work, perhaps you are…

Equinox, a close-up view

My newest fabric collection, Equinox, will begin shipping in November. Below are close-up images of the patterns and colors in the collection. Equinox will be on display next week at Houston Quilt Market along with two of my other groups, True Blue and Clementine. Blend Fabrics and Anna Griffin always have a fabulous booth. I am looking forward to seeing all the new Blend artists’ collections at the…

More Pippa images

Here are all of the prints from Pippa, my newest fabric collection. Pippa will be shipping any day now. Hawthrone Threads and Fat Quarter Shop already have it listed on their websites. You can find other websites and a local retailers on the Blend “Where to Buy” page.   The print names, from top to bottom:  Sunburst, Nectar, Web, Ikat Dot, Shade Garden, Bellingham, and Sunstar.

Pippa, strike offs and beauty shots

Today both the strike offs and the beauty shots of my new fabric collection, Pippa, arrived. Behold! I absolutely love this collection, and I can’t wait to sew!